Is the Tria – “anti-aging” home use laser worth the expense?

Is the $500 Tria anti-aging laser for home use, worth the expense, for a 70 yr woman?

Long story short –  no.    At age 70, there are many things that can improve your skin but this is not one of them because the wrinkles, color changes and sagging that all naturallly occur as we age and from sun damage, can’t be corrected by something that works so superficially.  

At 70, good products and a device like the Tria may help as good mainenance going forward, but they are not effective at repairing the deeper problems resulting from volume loss and damage over time to the dermis and epidermis.  

A better choice would be a product regimen that will help you now  and investing over time in some volume support with fillers and then lasers to help smooth wrinkles and sun damage.  Take your time to find a great dermatologist and get a consult or several first, being going this route.  

Hope this helps, Dr. I

Dr. Brandith Irwin, MD

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